Innovative engineering education for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders which provides intense academic rigor and a fast-paced learning environment which, upon successful completion, will allow well-prepared students to earn up to 41 college credits by the end of the 12th grade.*

Provided by the SC Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics and SC college partners, Accelerate allows students to live at home and continue at their local schools while providing the high quality education for which the SC GSSM is known. Classes are LIVE and not pre-recorded, accessible via multiple mediums (computers, teleconferencing, etc.) provided for and maintained by SC GSSM.

The application for Accelerate's class of 2019 is now closed. We'll begin accepting applications for the class of 2020 in November 2016.

Requirements for consideration:

  • GPA
  • Course grades/transcripts
  • Standardized test scores
  • Extracurricular and volunteer activities
  • Teacher and guidance counselor recommendations
  • Written essay
  • Mathematics assessment 

NOTE:  Students must complete Algebra l prior to the beginning of 9th grade, and project successful completion of Algebra ll by the end of 9th grade.

**Dual enrollment courses are provided by Clemson University.

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